Archives of intakes

Cartography student life during COVID-19 outbreak

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the universities closed their classrooms and labs for a while. But despite this time of uncertainty, we carry on and we have started a new exciting semester in a differen...

Munich goodbye! Welcome to Vienna!

The 9th intake of our Cartography students has finished the first semester at TU Munich. It is now time to discover a new city and start the second semester at TU Vienna. The semester in Munich went v...

Welcoming the 9th Intake of Cartography M.Sc.

The 9th Intake of Cartography M.Sc. has started their first semester at TU Munich. Congratulations to all of you with the start of this exciting journey in cartography! Altogether 25 students from 18 ...

Cartography M.Sc. Alumni Meeting 2019

From October 10-12,  2019, the 1st Cartography M.Sc. Alumni Meeting with more than 90 participants took place. The event was hosted by TU Munich. The alumni of all former intakes, fresh graduates, cu...

Farewell to the 8th intake at TU Wien

The eigth intake has finished the “Vienna Semester” and is now heading to TU Dresden for the third semester. In a farewell session, we reviewed the summer term and showcased results of their hard ...

Guest lectures at TU Wien

This summer semester, we had the privilege to welcome 10 guest lecturers at TU Wien. This way our students had the chance to meet and discuss with some of the leading researchers in the field of carto...

Student story: Woodworking maps

I have always dreamt about working with wood! No matter if you are inept-handed, the new technologies such as laser cutter can give you all the necessary tools to get started. You can say to the machi...

Munich, goodbye! Welcome to Vienna!

The first semester at TU Munich came to an end, and after challenging exams it is time to move forward. By semester completion, we asked our students which professional and personal skills they have d...

Student story: MakerSpace for making maps

Cartography M.Sc. students Michael Hallett and Luke Harvey came up with a challenging idea for their Mapping project this winter semester – creating a 3D printed model of one of the most beautif...

Mapping Project presentations at TUM

The mapping project is a creative elective module that gives form to innovative cartographic concepts and visualization solutions for challenging issues in cartography and GIScience. In this course...

Discovering Dresden and Saxony

During their semester in Dresden we offer our students a selection of social events to gain some insight into local characteristics that are a bit off the beaten track. This year, a trip to the Saxon ...

Alpine Cartography Field School 2018

In early October, 23 students of the Cartography M.Sc. programme and three students of the TU Dresden Master programme Geoinformation Technologies made their way towards the small mountain village of ...

Welcome 8th intake!

A new student intake started the Cartography Master programme. This year we are proud and happy to welcome 30 students from 19 different countries! The sun was shining the whole welcoming week and the...

Farewell to the 7th intake at TU Wien

The seventh intake has finished the “Vienna Semester” and is now heading to TU Dresden for the third semester. We organized a farewell session to review the semester and to showcase results of the...

Guest lectures at TU Wien

This summer semester, we had the privilege to welcome 7 guest lecturers at TU Wien. Most of them not only offered public CartoTalks, but also in-depth classes for our students only. This way our stude...

Goodbye to Munich, welcome to Vienna!

All 24 students of the 7th intake finished their first semester at TU München and just started their second semester at TU Wien. After a busy semester and challenging exams, all personal belongings w...

#Cartosquad16 Farewell Party

After spending last three semesters together and sharing experiences of participating in interesting and challenging projects and exams, and of studying and living in different European cities, this F...

Guest seminar on User-centered Cartography

In the beginning of December, Robert Roth – Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin – visited TUM for one week. Rob gave very interesting guest lectures to the Cartography M.Sc...

Cartography students at GeoMundus 2017 conference

On the 10th and 11th of November the 9th GeoMundus Conference took place at the Institute of Geoinformatics (IFGI) of the University of Münster, Germany. Organized by students of the Erasmus Mundus M...

Alpine Cartography Field School 2017

With a record participation of 21 students of the Master programme “Cartography” and 10 students of the TUD Master programme “Geoinformation Technologies” this year’s Alpine Cartography Fiel...

Welcome new students of the 7th intake

On the 9th of October the 7th intake started the Cartography Master programme. This year, a whole welcoming week was organized and we think it was the first highlight of their studies for the new grou...

What our students did during their summer …

Due to different term dates of the four Cartography M.Sc. universities, the break between the 2nd and the 3rd semester is the first longer break for our students. The summer time can be spent on trave...

Graduation of Cartography students

We congratulate all our students from the 4th intake who finished their Master’s thesis this summer: Vasileios Toutziaris, Alexandra Strel, Dayanc Moradi, Vikram Devi Eswaramoorthy, Amir Ashkan ...

Farewell to the sixth intake at TU Wien

The sixth intake of the International Master Programme on Cartography has finished the “Vienna Semester” and is now heading to TU Dresden for the third semester. We organized a small farewell sess...

Orienteering Events in Vienna

Orienteering combines map reading with navigation and running, which makes it a perfect sport for aspiring cartographers. Last week, two orienteering events were organized in Vienna: the Austrian Acad...

Master’s thesis presentation of Myles Cook

We congratulate Myles Cook, student of the 4th intake, for finishing his Master’s Thesis “An Empirical Evaluation of 2D and Interactive 3D Terrain Visualisations for Cycling Maps”. To assess...

Guest lecture on Geovisual Analytics

On May 16, 2017, the Research Group Cartography at TU Wien hosted the CartoTalk “Making Maps that Matter – New Challenges in Geovisual Analytics” by Anthony Robinson from Penn State Univ...

Guest lecture on transit maps

On April 10, 2017, the Research Group Cartography at TU Wien hosted a CartoTalk by Maxwell Roberts from University of Essex, UK. In his presentation, Maxwell Roberts discussed the criteria necessary f...
Maja Kalinic

Follow our student Maja on her Erasmus blog

Our student and Erasmus Mundus scholarship holder Maja Kalinic from Bosnia and Herzegowina (5th intake) shares her experiences in the Cartography M.Sc. in her blog on erasmusu. In her latest post sh...

Welcome in Vienna for the second semester

We are happy to welcome 20 students of the International Master in Cartography at TU Vienna for the summer semester 2017. Students come from all over the world, including Albania, Austria, Canada, Ch...
Farewell from the 6th intake in Munich

Farewell to the 6th intake

The first semester in Munich passed by quickly! Before moving to Vienna, students from the 6th intake took part in the farewell session and summarized the results of student work and gave feedback on ...
IVE (Immersive video environment), Picture: University of Münster

Guest lecture on the Immersive Video Environment

With the rise of various technologies, there is now a vast amount of (complex) spatiotemporal information that can be useful in different contexts of high societal relevance. Phenomena such as climate...

Visit of colleagues from ESRI

Jan Wilkening and Malte Sohlbach from Esri Germany were our guest lecturers on 3rd February 2017. GIS specialists from Kranzberg presented the ArcGIS platform technology and concepts. Interesting exam...

Christmas Party 2016

To jump in in the Christmas mood, Cartography students organized a party with traditional food from their countries and prepared short presentations about the Christmas rituals. But the culminating po...
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